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Pharmacology for the EMS Provider

Fifth Edition

Richard K. Beck (author)

ISBN: 9780803643642

Publication Date: Aug 2015

Format: Paperback

Presents often complex information is a way that's easy to understand and easy to follow, emphasizing the relevance of the drug information to your work as a paramedic as well as the calculations required to safely administer the correct drug dosages.
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Designed for learning success.

Overcome your fears and build your confidence while you master the mathematic and pharmacology knowledge you need to pass your licensure exams and prepare for professional practice.

The 5th Edition of this popular resource presents often complex information is an way that's easy to understand and easy to follow, emphasizing the relevance of the drug information to your work as a paramedic as well as the calculations required to safely administer the correct drug dosages.

Access more online. Redeem the Plus Code inside new, printed texts to access a wealth of resources online at DavisPlus. You'll find your Davis Digital Version, your complete text online, study questions, and fifteen animated learning modules that show you how drugs work.
Illustrations 114 illustrations
Pages 384
Dimensions 279 x 216 x 13
Date Published 30 Aug 2015
Publisher F.A. Davis
Subject/s Pharmacology   Accident & emergency medicine   First aid & paramedical services   Nursing pharmacology  
  • 1. Introduction to Pharmacology
  • 2. Professionalism
  • 3. The Basics of Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics
  • 4. Autonomic Pharmacology
  • 5. Fluids, Electrolytes, and Intravenous Therapy
  • 6. Blood and Blood Product Administration
  • 7. Drug-Dosage Calculations
  • 8. Drug Administration
  • 9. Drug Classifications
  • 10. Drugs Used to Treat Respiratory Emergencies
  • 11. Drugs Used to Treat Cardiovascular Emergencies
  • 12. Drugs Used to Treat Disorders of the Eyes, Ears, Nose, and Throat
  • 13. Drugs Used to Treat Metabolic Emergencies
  • 14. Drugs Used to Treat Neurological Emergencies
  • 15. Drugs Used to Treat Gastrointestinal Emergencies
  • 16. Drugs Used to Treat Obstetric and Gynecologic Emergencies
  • 17. Drugs used to Treat Toxicological Emergencies
  • 18. Drugs Used to Treat Behavioral Emergencies
  • 19. Drugs Used for Pain Management and Sedation
  • Appendices
  • A. Drugs (Generic and Trade Names) and Their Therapeutic Classifications
  • B. Pediatric Normal Values, Dosages, and Infusion Rates
  • C. Herbal Remedies
  • D. Street Drugs
  • E. Commonly Used Appreviations and Symbols
  • Glossary
  • Drug Index
  • General Index

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